Treasuries

Treasuries are considered one of the safest instruments for investors to take advantage of guaranteed yield since they are directly backed by the U.S. government.

Treasury bills, or T-Bills, are a type of short-term Treasury with a maturity of 1-year or less. Holding T-Bills, or money market funds and ETFs that hold T-Bills, is a smart alternative to a traditional savings account.

To start, investors can:

Interested readers may want to compare Treasury bill investments to money market funds, brokered CDs, and ultra short-term Treasury bill ETFs. To learn how these compare to these other investments for your brokerage, read our Brokerage Mastery guides for your specific platform.

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